BCT4SMEs – High level knowledge awareness of BlockChain Technology applications in SMEs

BCT4SMEs – High level knowledge awareness of BlockChain Technology applications in SMEs
Project number: 2020-1-UK01-KA202-078895
Implementation period: 01.12.2020 – 30.11.2022

Project description

BCT4SMEs aims at supporting managers utilizing and integrating blockchain technology, and benefit from the advantages that it comes with.

In order to achieve its goal, the project will create a personalized environment which will deliver strategies and actions that need to be adopted by learners in order to learn how to effectively use the blockchain technology. The actions will be focused on two main fields that blockchain technology could be used, namely security and finances. In particular, regarding security, specific fields to be covered are related to IoT security, storage solutions, security of communication, smart contracts, etc. Concerning finances, the learning content can contain topics, such as: Settlement, Cryptocurrencies, Payments, Investment etc. The skills and knowledge to be acquired from the action based learning, will be recognized and certificated, by the use of the Open Badges Framework.

Main target groups:

  • Managers/owners of SMEs

Project outputs:

O1: Blockchain Technology Training Course-BCT Course – The training course aims at offering a hands-on training program with modules directed to address the learning needs of the learners. The modules will be integrated in the online tool (Blockchain Implementation Assistant) which will designed to present these modules to each learner through a personalized training pathway. The elaboration of personalised strategies for adopting blockchain technology will comprise proven practices (“Quick Wins”) which can be immediately implemented by managers/owners of SMEs.

O2: Blockchain Implementation Assistant-BIA – The “Blockchain Implementation Assistant – BIA” will develop personalised training pathways by initially testing the knowledge and awareness of SMEs about blockchain technologies and then providing personalised training plans. The system will support a phased approach. The BIA is intended to work as a truly interactive system, favouring motivation and curiosity of the users, avoiding the approach of a traditional training delivery.

Project website: in preparation


CIVIC COMPUTING LIMITED – Edinburgh, United Kingdom (koordynator)

Danmar Computers – Rzeszow, Poland

AKNOW – Ilioupoli, Greece

FYG CONSULTORES – Valencia, Spain

FREDERICK UNIVERSITY FU – Pallouriotissa Lefkosia, Cyprus

ATERMON – Rotterdam, Netherlands

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.